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Physical Therapy
Physical Therapist, Full-time (Sports Medicine Complex)
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Job Description


UPMC Centers for Rehab Services is currently hiring a full-time Physical Therapist to support their Sports Medicine Complex, located in Pittsburgh, PA. The clinic hours are 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. and the candidate will work variable hours to meet the clinics needs. If this sounds like a good fit for you, we invite you to apply!


Provides physical therapy evaluation and treatment on patients referred to non-contracted and contracted facilities of Centers for Rehab Services.


* Attends and actively participates in staff meetings and in-service education programs.
* Communicates patient's status to the referring physician and other health care team members.
* Completes necessary charge and statistical information to accurately reflect the service rendered to the patient.
* Maintains professional license/registration through steady pursuit and participation in appropriate continuing education and professional development opportunities to satisfy requirements for licensure/registation renewal.
* Maintains written documentation for all physical therapy services rendered including documentation of initial assessment, follow-up visits, and discharge summary consistent with department standards. Co-signs physical therapist assistant documentation biweekly.
* May serves as a clinical instructor for physical therapy students as well as residents and fellows in a specialty area of physical therapy.
* Performs physical therapy assessment, reassessment and treatment and supervises physical therapist assistants in the treatment of pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients referred by a physician to the clinic. Develops plan of care including goals and treatment plan in accordance with physician referral, nature of injury/illness and results of physical therapy assessment. Modifies or adjusts plan of care based on patient's response to treatment and/or changes in patient's status. Works PTAs to adjust patient programs as patient status changes.
* Provides verbal and/or written home instructions to patient and/or family members when applicable.
* Rotates through selected treatment areas when necessary to facilitate organizational needs.
* Schedules patients to achieve and maintain a level of productivity which meets or exceeds the standard established for the facility by the organization while ensuring delivery of quality patient care.


* Graduate of an accredited program approved by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

Licensed or eligible for licensure to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire The Graduate Therapist is expected to: * Sit for the licensure exam at the soonest availability, not to exceed six months following onset of employment

* Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
* Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
* Act 73 FBI Clearance
* Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
* Physical Therapist

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

About University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) is the largest integrated health care enterprise in Pennsylvania and one of the leading nonprofit medical centers in the country. It is one of only 14 hospitals nationwide to earn "honor roll" status in U.S. News & World Report's 2006 "America's Best Hospitals" survey. Widely recognized for its innovations in patient care, research, technology and health care management, UPMC has transformed the economic landscape in western Pennsylvania. The region's largest employer, with 48,000 employees and nearly $7 billion in revenue, UPMC comprises 20 tertiary, specialty and community hospitals, 400 outpatient sites and doctors' offices, retirement and long-term care facilities, an insurance plan, and international ventures. Nearly 5,000 physicians are affiliated with UPMC, including more than 2,300 employed physicians.